Category Archives: Jamestown

How to Celebrate July 4th in Williamsburg & Yorktown

Fourth of July (Colonial Williamsburg) Jul 4 10 am 10 pm Celebrate the anniversary of the nations birth in the Revolutionary City! Join Colonial Williamsburg for a special militia muster. Enjoy a salute to the 13 original states, featuring music … Continue reading

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Things to Do: 4th of July Week @ Historic Triangle

Yorktown Independence Day Celebration July 4 Come to historic Yorktown and salute American along the waterfront!  Includes a parade, food, ceremonies, fireworks and much more!  More info. Liberty Celebration at the Yorktown Victory Center July 4 – 6 Tactical drills, … Continue reading

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Things to Do: Party on the Pier at Jamestown Settlement

    Party on the Pier Presented by TowneBank Advance tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children 3-12 (plus a nominal service charge)    Saturday, June 22, 2013 6:30-9:30 p.m. Jamestown Settlement (rain or shine)   Full Barbecue Dinner … Continue reading

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Things to Do: Jamestown Day May 14th

Marking the 404th anniversary of the 1607 founding of America’s first permanent English colony     Jamestown Settlement’s Godspeed is set to sail in the James River on Jamestown Day, May 14.  Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation photo. Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement … Continue reading

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Williamsburg: The Perfect Family Vacation

A trip to Williamsburg, Virginia should be in your list of family vacation ideas. Williamsburg is one of the cities included in the Historic Triangle of Virgina, along with Jamestown and Yorktown. There are a lot of interesting sights that … Continue reading

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Things to Do: Curator’s Artifact Tours

Tour conducted on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, April through October. Curator’s Artifact Tours are conducted at 3:00 pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from April through October. Tours start from the Visitor … Continue reading

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Fall Colors in Williamsburg, Virginia

The Colonial Parkway of Virginia is 23 miles in length. It connects three of the state’s most important and highly treasured historical sites. One site, Jamestown, was the first permanent English settlement. The parkway’s main focus, Williamsburg, was the colonial … Continue reading

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Goodspeed Tall Ship Sets Sail this Fall

The Godspeed is embarking on two voyages this fall, to Lancaster County in October and Urbanna in November. The ship, a re-creation of one of the three vessels that brought America’s first permanent English colonists to America in 1607, will … Continue reading

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Spend the Holidays in Williamsburg

From first-class shopping and dining to special Christmas events and holiday-themed vacations, the Williamsburg area has something for everyone.  In Colonial Williamsburg, enjoy hot cider and fresh gingerbread cookies while taking in the historic streets’ traditional holiday decorations.  Back for … Continue reading

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Suggestion: Private Tour of Williamsburg

John Sutton is a licensed tour guide who was born in Williamsburg.  Below is an example of one of his tours through Colonial Williamsburg: Take a 2 hour, 3 hour or longer walk with your personal guide. You will learn … Continue reading

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